By Jarrod Heil

How to Get Emergency Disaster Assistance After a Hurricane

Finding the right hurricane assistance programs and nonprofits to help in your greatest time of need can be difficult after a storm.

Fortunately, there are many emergency disaster assistance programs and nonprofits out there that just want to help you get back on your feet — and back into your home.

If your home or personal belongings have been stricken by a natural disaster and the damages aren’t covered under your homeowners, renters or condo insurance policy, the following resources are available to help in your recovery process:

1. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

2. Disaster Assistance Improvement Program (DAIP)

3. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

4. U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

5. U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

6. American Red Cross